How to Boil Pasta By popular request, here is my treatise, my manifesto as it were, on the art of pasta boiling. By the way, this post assumes dried pasta. Boiling (and making) fresh pasta is a wholly separate critter.
Month: January 2011
How to Make Brown Butter Okay, so in yesterday’s post How to Melt Butter, I talked about the fact that for the next several weeks, I am going to concentrate on going over culinary fundamentals. I really want to cover the basics of cooking, and in doing so, equip all the home cooks out there with […]
Melting Butter Okay, so it’s been a while since I’ve blogged steadily. I apologize. I got wrapped up in a new project that should be really cool and really perfect for local food producers, but it also has eaten into my blogging time. (It’s sort of pre-alpha right now.) Fortunately, I’ve had a lot of […]
Kansas City Restaurant Week… is finally here! And I know what I said yesterday: that I was going to use Kansas City Restaurant Week to try places I’d never been before. But…I just couldn’t resist. I had to go back to 75th Street Brewery for another helping of their amazing duck confit salad. Which I […]
…Well, that’s not exactly true. In 3 hours, it will be Friday, but technically most of the restaurants featured in this year’s Kansas City Restaurant Week won’t open for business until 11 or so. So, technically, I guess I have to wait a bit no longer. Which is good, because I can’t wait much longer […]